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Travis Williams claims High Rock Win


Athens, Al - Travis Williams of Salisbury, NC weighed in 5 fish weighing 20.95 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series North Carolina event 2014-06-14 on High Rock.

30 year old Travis Williams claimed the High Rock boater victory with 20.95 pounds anchored with boater big fish of 5.53 pounds.  "After a couple days practice I had found the fish but the cooler weather caused me to have to modify what I found in practice a bit.  All of my fish came on a jig fishing fairly shallow.  The jig is one of my own design that I make myself. The big fish also came on a jig."  The color of the jig remained a closely guarded secret.  For the win Travis earned first place monies of $2116 and the big bass prize of an additional $220.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters were:

1 Travis Williams 5 20.95 250 $2336
2 John N. Davis 5 17.70 249 $1050
3 Jeremy Talbert 5 16.17 248 $ 719
4 Michael G. Miller 5 15.32 247 $ 504
5 Darren Gay 5 14.76 246 $ 414
6 Rodney Bell 5 14.38 245 $ 378
7 Kevin Chandler 5 14.29 244 $ 342
8 Chris M. Baldwin 5 13.62 243 $ 308
9 Jeff Chandler 5 13.05 242 $ 190
10 Robert Walser 5 11.93 241 $ 190

The Boater Big Bass was caught by: Travis Williams 5.53 pounds

For more information about this event or other North Carolina events visit or contact the tournament manger Gary Conner at 256-230-5627.

At the end of the season, the best WBS anglers from across the nation will fish the 2014 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala., from Nov. 12-18.

As a special Ray Scott Championship bonus, the Boater Division and Co-Angler Division champions will each receive entry fees and sponsorship into the one of two professional bass fishing series of the angler’s choice. The sponsorship includes entry fees into three professional events and sponsorship support. This sponsorship will put the champion within striking distance of one of two professional bass fishing championships.

At WBS events throughout the season, boater and co-angler competitors may also win hefty bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Royal Purple, MotorGuide and T-H Marine. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Weekend Bass Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit

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